Impact from changes remains uncertain-class size matters

By Megan Moriarty Allegheny Mountain Radio According to the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Science, small class sizes have been proven to increase student achievement. This was one of the points brought up at Monday night’s Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, where parents and teachers from Green Bank Elementary and Middle More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard July 25 before the Honorable Judge James J. Rowe: In a hearing on the State’s motion to revoke alternative sentencing More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Charges may be dismissed in former prosecutor’s case

A pre-trial conference in the embezzlement case against former Pocahontas County Prosecutor Donna Meadows-Price was held Monday in the Pocahontas County Circuit Court with the Honorable Judge Thomas H. Keadle presiding. Special More...

ELMER DILLEY, LEFT, longtime Pocahontas Memorial Hospital employee and cousin of the late Donald W. Pethtal, talks with PMH board president Dr. Bob Must. Dilley had the honor of cutting the ribbon Thursday to open the door to the newly refurbished hospital room. PMH hopes that a successful Capital Campaign will make renovation of all patient rooms a reality. J. Graham photo
By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Good things unveiled at PMH

  Elmer Dilley, longtime Pocahontas Memorial Hospital employee and cousin of the late Donald W. Pethtal, talks with PMH board president Dr. Bob Must. Dilley had the honor of cutting the ribbon Thursday to open More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Historical Society hears about colorful Durbin history

Wilmoth Kerr General Merchandise store in Durbin in the early 20th century. Photo courtesy Preserving Pocahontas. For the first time in its 51-year history, the Pocahontas County Historical Society met in Durbin More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

WVU professor using GBT for international project

Funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, West Virginia University associate professor of physics and astronomy Maura McLaughlin is using the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Green Bank Telescope More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Advisory: US250 bridge at Bartow open to one lane

The WV DOH in Marlinton is advising that the US250 bridge in Bartow is now open to one lane of traffic for all vehicles, including commercial truck traffic. Continue to use caution in the area while construction More...